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Korean Food Stir Fried Noodles

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If you've got Soy Sauce, Sesame Oil, Sugar, and Noodles, you can make this! You can add whatever you'd like. When I was growing up, I had it most often this way. Sometimes, there would also be chunks of Beef or Surimi added. I recommend using whatever you have laying around or what you like. This dish is super versatile and fun to eat and share, as well as colorful and full of texture and flavor!
Ingredients
  Garlic cloves 2 Medium, chopped
  Onion 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sliced
  Sweet potato noodles 200 Gram (2 bundles)
  Sesame oil 6 Tablespoon, divided (1/4 cup and 2 tablespoon sauce)
  Bell peppers 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Yellow and Red peppers)
  Carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs), julienned
  Shitake mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced (oyster or button mushroom)
  Fresh baby spinach 250 Gram
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon (or more)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
For soy sauce mixture
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon, divided (2 tablespoons for sauce and 1 tablespoon for noodles)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pot with salted boiling water, put the noodles and cook for 5 minutes, drain and reserve ¼ cup of noodle water.
2. In a bowl mix together, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, set aside.
3. In a bowl, place the spinach and put the hot drain noodles, 1/4 cup of sesame oil.
4. In a non-stick pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and saute onions and garlic, until soft and set aside.
5. Stream in little soy sauce mixture and stir well to combine.
6. Remove the pan off the heat and add onion mixture over noodles, season with salt and pepper.
7. In the same pan, heat 1 tablespoon of oil and saute mushroom, drizzle little soy sauce mixture and cook until tender.
8. Remove the pan off the heat and add mushroom mixture over noodles.
9. In the same pan, saute carrots and peppers and cook until the vegetable are still crunchy.

FINALZING
10. Add the carrot mixture to the noodles and drizzle the remaining soy sauce mixture and toss well to mix.
11. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and reserved noodle water, sugar, salt and pepper, using hands mix all the ingredients well.

SERVING
12. Serve warm as desired.

TIPS
You can blanch, spinach if you want.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Korean
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Tossed
Dish: 
Noodle
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Jap Chae

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